Southern Maryland volunteer opportunities

September 3

Mattawoman Creek Art Center is seeking volunteers. Visit the center at Smallwood State Park 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays through Sundays, or call 301-743-5159.

Calvert County fire/rescue and emergency medical service stations need volunteers. Kim Jones, 410-535-1600, Ext. 2668, or 443-532-5315.

St. Mary’s County Board of Commissioners is seeking residents to serve on boards, committees and commissions. Applications are available at www.co.saint-marys.md.us/voluntr/ or by calling 301-475-4200, Ext. 1700.

FLOW Mentoring in St. Mary’s County schools need volunteers to mentor children in local elementary schools. 301-475-0242, ext. 148, www.smcps.org/ccr/mentor.

Calvert Hospice needs volunteers. Call the Volunteer Coordinator, at 410-535-0892 or www.calverthospice.org.

Charles County Project Linus needs volunteers to make crochet, knit or quilt blankets for sick, injured or traumatized children. Fleece, flannel or cotton material may be used. Call Mary, 301-743-2114 or charlescounty.md@projectlinus.org.

Calvert County Historical Society needs volunteers to develop, plan and prepare exhibits for Linden House, at 70 Church St., Prince Frederick. Library and archival support is also needed. 410-535-2452.

Patuxent River Naval Air Museum needs volunteers as docents, administration, research and maintenance of aircraft and artifacts. Call 301-863-7418 or www.paxmuseum.com.

Melwood Recreation Center in Charles County is seeking volunteers for a variety of programs for children and adults with or without special needs. Volunteers are needed for the center’s camp, travel, special events and horseback riding programs. E-mail dfleisher@melwood.org, call 301-870-3226, Ext. 2291, or go to www.melwoodrecreation.org.

Patuxent Habitat needs volunteers at its ReStore in Lexington Park. Cashiers and customer service volunteers are needed. The ReStore receives new and used furniture, appliances, building materials and supply donations, which are sold to build affordable housing in Calvert and St. Mary’s counties. Store hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. 301-737-6273.

Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad needs volunteers to perform patient care, drive an ambulance or join the auxiliary. No experience is needed; training is provided. Olivia Lenahan, 301-373-3131.

Newtowne Players at Three Notch Theatre need volunteers to help with daily operations and main-stage productions. Linda, 301-997-0853.

St. Mary’s County Health Department needs volunteers for two or three hours a week to scan records. Training provided. Volunteers are also needed to take residents to doctors’ appointments. A valid driver’s license and good driving record are required. Cindy Spalding, 301-475-4328.

Crisis Intervention Center of Calvert County needs volunteers for the Domestic Violence Assistance Program, Sexual Assault Victim Service and court advocacy. 410-535-5400, Ext. 398.

Calvert County 4-H is seeking adults to assist children with projects such as robotics. Training and materials provided. Contact University of Maryland Extension-Calvert County 4-H at 410-535-3662, 301-855-1150 or elbailey@umd.edu.

Greenwell Foundation is seeking volunteers for its equestrian program. Must be 14 or older. No experience needed. E-mail volunteer@greenwellfoundation.org or www.greenwellfoundation.org.

Calvert County Board of Commissioners is seeking residents for committees. Applications can be picked up at the commissioners’ office at 175 Main St., Room 205, Prince Frederick; any public library; by calling 410-535-1600, Ext. 2214; or at www.co.cal.md.us/references/getinvolved.

Project Healing Waters fly-fishing, a nonprofit provider of physical and mental rehabilitation therapy for disabled veterans, needs volunteer office workers in Waldorf. 866-251-7252, Ext. 126.

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